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It's important that your kid grow to appreciate different peoples and places and there's no better way to introduce cultural traditions than hands-on activities and crafts. Whether your focus is on ancient civilizations or present day communities, we have a whole host of creative ideas. We also have plenty of holiday activities that will help your kid learn more about special occasions and the various cultural practices that define them. What's more, our US History activities that are the perfect way to make learning come alive for your student. Check out our selection of activities and find a few that will pique your kid's curiosity about the world around her.

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Explore African culture by helping your child make his very own djembe drum! Help your child explore music and rhythm as he celebrates Black History Month.
Community & Cultures
Kindergarten
Give your second-grader insight into the Huichol culture of Mexico with this arts and craft activity by creating an ojo de Dios (eye of God), or yarn weaving.
Community & Cultures
Second Grade
Help your kids map the 'global footprint' of your family's grocery cart by investigating how far your food travels before landing on your dinner table.
Geography
Fourth Grade
Help your child create his own pinata in this fun and easy activity. Use paper mache and fingerpaint for a party pinata everyone will love.
Community & Cultures
First Grade
Teach your child about the art of ancient Australia by creating your own handprint art just like Aboriginal artists did thousands of years ago.
Community & Cultures
Second Grade
This Thanksgiving, try playing this fun Native American game with the whole family.
Holidays
Kindergarten
Here's a Halloween arts and crafts activity for your preschooler, pre-kindergartener, or kindergartener: make bat wings of poster board and ribbon.
Holidays
Preschool
This simple movement activity helps improve listening skills, as your child will be required to discriminate between sound and silence.
Social Skills
Preschool
Strengthen math and social studies skills with this beautiful Fourth of July placemat 'quilt' project!
Holidays
Second Grade
Celebrate Hanukkah the old-fashioned way with an oil lantern. This craft is a perfect opportunity to teach your child the history of this special holiday.
History
Third Grade
Celebrate Irish history and culture this St. Patrick's Day by making a miniature version of the Blarney Stone!
Community & Cultures
Kindergarten
Play loteria, a Mexican board game! Help your child make this fun and festive game to help her build her vocabulary and have a blast while she's at it.
Community & Cultures
Second Grade
Whether you're teaching your kid about this important cultural art form or simply looking for a fun project, sandpainting is a fun activity you'll both enjoy.
Community & Cultures
First Grade

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